Associated Aircraft Group adds a fifth Sikorsky S-76 to managed fleet

Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) adds a fifth Sikorsky S-76 helicopter to its managed fleet.
A Sikorsky S-76D heicopter in flight.

A Sikorsky S-76D heicopter in flight.

The addition of Associated Aircraft Group’s fifth Sikorsky S-76 helicopter increases the company’s total fleet to nine aircraft throughout the US north-east.  The company has the largest fleet of Sikorsky S-76 aircraft available for charter and fractional ownership in the Northeast.

The Sikorsky S-76 helicopter is an executive-configured VIP helicopter with space for eight passengers. The helicopter is based in Farmingdale, New York and will be available throughout the Northeast from Boston and New York to Philadelphia and Washington, DC.

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Scott Ashton, president of AAG, says: “We are extremely excited to add this helicopter to our fleet of managed aircraft. AAG’s growth in both the charter and management facets of our business, in addition to an expansion in service area, makes us a prominent leader in the business aviation industry with a significant East Coast presence.”

“With a total of nine helicopters, we are able to provide a full complement of aviation services, including supplemental lift for flight departments, charter through our Excalibur Card, and fractional ownership through the Sikorsky Shares programme,” adds Ashton.

AAG has aircraft in five locations: Providence, Rhode Island, Farmingdale, New York, Teterboro, New Jersey, Dutchess County, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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